City: Lake, Ohio
County: Wood, Ohio
Date of Accident: April 26, 2013
Type of Accident: Motor Vehicle Accident – 2013 Hyundai Elantra / 2000 Cadillac Deville
An early morning crash occurred and resulted in injuries for two people, a 51 year old man and a 52 year old woman, both of Toledo, Ohio on April 26, 2013 at approximately 7:15 am. Reports from the ODPS are that a 2013 Hyundai Elantra midsize car was being driven by the 51 year old man, Jerry Robinson, south on Interstate Route 280 in the left lane. A 2000 Cadillac Deville full size car was also headed south on the same road, being driven by a 33 year old man in the left lane and allegedly ended up rear-ending the Hyundai. The Hyundai was forced off the right side of the roadway, where it struck a ditch. The injured woman, Valerie Hill Robinson was an occupant of the Hyundai which was towed by Great Lakes after the accident. The driver of the Hyundai was charged.
Rear end crashes in 2011 were 22,056 of 81,986 in Ohio. Accidents in which drivers failed to maintain an assured clear distance ahead were 18,889 in 2011. In Lake, Wood, Ohio, whose population was 10,350 in 2011, there were 87 injury crashes, which resulted in 146 injuries. There were 2,651 accidents, which involved median barriers with 830, which resulted in injuries. SUVs that were involved in injury crashes were 22,889 in 2011. Accidents in which vehicles struck ditches amounted to 2,164, which caused injuries in 2011.